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Odisha Woman Wills ‘Son’ Lord Jagannath Family Home Before Death

Nabarangpur: A septuagenarian woman from the town willed her three-storey ancestral house, worth over Rs 1 crore, to Lord Jagannath five days prior to her death in an extraordinary gesture of devotion for the Lord of the Universe. Baijayantimala Sahu breathed her last on December 2 after battling cancer for a protracted period. She is […]

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Mayurbhanj : Woman Trampled To Death By Wild Elephant

Mayurbhanj: In yet another case of man-animal conflict, a woman was allegedly trampled to death by a wild elephant at Rasgovindpur village in the district on Tuesday. As per the reports, the victim had gone out of her home in connection with some work this morning when she was allegedly attacked by an elephant. A […]

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Woman, Daughter Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances In Odisha

Kendrapara: The bodies of a woman and her daughter were found under mysterious circumstances at Manapada village under Rajnagar police limits in the district. It is alleged that the duo have been murdered. According to sources, the body of the daughter was found a day after her mother, identified as Pramila Nath, was found missing. […]

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80-Year-Old Odisha Woman Sells Newspapers To Run A Family Of Five

Balasore:  At the age of 80, she is least worried about her limited physical abilities perhaps difficult times have taught her how to remain tough and fight against all odds. Rambhamani Nayak, who sells newspaper in Alipur area of Soro block under the district is the sole bread earner of a family and there can’t […]

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Medical Negligence Turns Life Of Odisha Woman Into ‘Hell’, Family Awaits Govt Help

Bhadrak: For Mamata Palei, a resident of Dohorapatna village under Chandbali block in Bhadrak, life has turned into a living hell due to alleged medical negligence. As per reports, due to financial constraints and having given birth to two children already, Mamata decided to go for a sterilization surgery with her husband’s consent, and was […]

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Woman Dies After Being 'Set On Fire' In Odisha Over Dowry

Sonepur: A woman was allegedly burnt alive by her in-laws over dowry at Binikapara area in Sonepur district of Odisha. According to the allegations levelled by the family members of the deceased woman, she was being tortured by her in-laws for dowry. “My daughter was tortured by her in-laws who had been repeatedly demanding dowry […]

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5 Health Tests Every Woman Should Have In 2020

New Delhi: Indian women often tend to put their own needs on the back burner, preferring to tend to home and family first. However, the fast-changing lifestyle and juggling career with bringing up children sooner or later begins to take a toll on their health. Many common health problems in women can be prevented or […]

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Bus conductor in Odisha made to do sit-ups for 'misbehaving' with woman

Angul: In what could turn out to be a lesson for all those who feel that it is easy to get away with harassment of a woman, a bus conductor was made to do sit-ups in public for allegedly misbehaving with a woman at Athmallick bus stand in Angul district. A video of the incident […]

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Husband, In-laws Among 4 Arrested For Murder Of Woman, her 2 Children In Odisha

Deogarh: Police arrested four persons including three members of a family on charges of killing a woman and her two children in Balinali Forest reserve under Barkote Police limits in Deogarh district. As per reports, the prime accused Bikram Kumar Pradhan used a sharp weapon to slit the throat of his wife, his 4-year-old son […]

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Woman, Mother Held Captive For 40 Days, Harassed 

Rourkela: Police have arrested one person for allegedly locking up a woman and her mother inside a house at Basanti Colony in Rourkela for 40 days and harassing them. Both the women were rescued by a team of cops today. The matter came to light after the husband of the woman, who went missing, lodged […]

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40-kg tumour removed from Odisha woman's uterus

Cuttack: In a rare surgery, a tumour weighing 40 kg was removed from the uterus of a woman at Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre in Cuttack recently. As per reports, the tumour was growing inside the body of a woman identified as Shakuntala Majhi, a resident of Angul district, for last 10 years. After a […]

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Woman Who Delivered Baby On Capital Hospital Premises Narrates Her Ordeal

Bhubaneswar: A day after the child delivery incident on footpath on the premises of Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar came to the fore, the woman who delivered the baby today narrated her shocking ordeal and levelled serious allegations of apathetic attitude by hospital authorities. In an exclusive interview to OTV, the woman Pana Murmu said that […]

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Woman’s Body Carried On Cycle For Cremation In Odisha

Nabarangpur: Family members of a woman were forced to carry her dead body on a cycle for cremation after their relatives and other villagers refused to lend shoulders for the last rites in Nabarangpur. The incident which reminds of the Dana Majhi incident in 2016 has been reported from Moti village under Chandahandi block of […]

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Odisha woman loses block chairman post for violating 2-child norm

Phulbani: A woman in Kandhamal district lost her block chairman post and committee membership on charges that she has more than two children, a norm which disqualifies a person from contesting local elections. While hearing a poll-related case, the district judge pronounced the verdict against Daringbadi block chairman Subhranti Pradhan, who is the wife of […]

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Twitter Turns Saviour! Odisha Woman Gets Year’s Pending Ration

Bhadrak: Despite running from pillar to post and requesting the State government for almost a year to provide her a ration card, 49-year-old Panchali Jena’s pleas had fallen on deaf ears. But little did she know that one tweet will change her life. Panchali, a resident of Anharpur village under Dhamnagar block of Bhadrak, had […]

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Woman Tonsured, Paraded Over 'Extramarital Affair' In Odisha Village

Balasore: A married woman was tonsured and paraded in Sanakaliapada village under Nilagiri Police limits in Balasore on Wednesday night, informed a police officer. As per reports, the 25-year-old woman was tonsured and paraded for allegedly having an extramarital affair with her brother-in-law. Police have detained six persons, including two women in connection with the incident […]

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Odisha Woman 'Given Triple Talaq' on Eid

Balasore: Despite passage of the Triple Talaq bill in the Parliament, several such cases continue to surface from different parts of Odisha. In one such case, a man allegedly divorced his wife by pronouncing talaq thrice in Pathan Mohalla area of Soro in Balasore district. The victim has alleged that since her marriage three years […]

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Rape accused television actor Karan Oberoi granted bail

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Friday granted bail to television actor and singer Karan Oberoi, over a month after he was arrested on alleged charges of raping and blackmailing a woman. Granting a Rs 50,000 bail to Oberoi, Justice Revati Mohite-Dere came down heavily on the victim and police in the matter, said his […]

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Early menopause in smokers raises bladder cancer risk

London: Experiencing menopause before the age of 45 is associated with a higher risk of bladder cancer particularly among smokers, says a new study. Women who entered menopause before the age of 45 were 45 per cent more likely to have bladder cancer than those who had menopause after 50. However, if these women had […]

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Yo-yo dieting may raise women's heart disease risk

New York: Yo-yo dieting – weight cycling, or the cyclical loss and gain of weight – can make it harder for women to control a variety of heart disease risk factors, according to a research. The study found in case of women losing at least 10 pounds and regaining the weight within a year could […]

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On Women's Day, Google Doodle features quotes from women achievers

New Delhi: Marking the occasion of International Women’s Day, Google on Friday showcased an interactive, slideshow doodle featuring inspirational quotes by women. The doodle begins with “woman” written in 11 different languages — Hindi, Arabic, French, Bangla, Russian, Japanese, German, Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese. The quotes in various languages are from 14 international female […]

Crime
Kandhamal youth held for 'cheating' multiple women

Kandhamal: Commissionerate Police today arrested a youth for allegedly cheating several women on the pretext of marriage. The accused has been identified as Priyaranjan Naik from Daringbadi area of Kandhamal. According to reports, Priyaranjan used to lure women by introducing himself as doctor, bank manager and government employee. After establishing physical relationship, the accused allegedly […]

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Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual assault, he denies

Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has been accused of sexual assault by a woman who worked with him in his 2018 film “Sanju”. He has denied the allegation. According to a HuffPost India article on Sunday, the woman claimed that Hirani sexually abused her on more than one occasion over a six-month period between March and […]

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Villagers lock up government official for misbehaving with woman

Baripada: A village-level worker (VLW) was detained by locals at Badkhiladi panchayat office in Kaptipada block of Mayurbhanj district today over allegations of misbehaving with a woman. As per reports, VLW Bidyut Mahapatra had allegedly misbehaved with a woman during the distribution of some consumer products and pension in the past. Protesting the incident, locals […]

Woman stoned to death by husband in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: A man allegedly stoned his wife to death at Bhatalama village under Lakhanpur police limits in Jharsuguda district late on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Sunita, wife of Ashok Dandasena. According to sources, Ashok and Sunita had gone to Jharsuguda for some work yesterday. It is suspected that the couple entered […]